08 April 2019

3 Ways with Altenew's Adhesive Wood Veneer

Happy Monday crafty friends!  Today's edition of 3 ways with is focusing on the Sweet Hearts Adhesive Wood Veneers from Altenew.

When I first saw the Veneers I thought they were aimed solely at Scrapbookers but then I got to thinking about how they could be used in my card making.  I have used them in many ways recently and narrowing it down to just 3 ways was a nightmare, but lets just go with it...

Au Naturel

Ok, so I decided that I had to include a card with one of the veneers left natural. It has such a soft feel and looks perfect teamed up with soft pastels.

I used the leaf burst stencil along with Sunkissed and Pink Pearl ink. I then added a little strip of hearts using the Basic borders stamp set. I found some light peach sequins in my stash that complete the look.


I used Altenew's embossing ink pad and Golden peach embossing powder to colour the Happy veneer. It's as simple as squish, sprinkle and heat!

I added a background using the Sunburst stencil, Firefly and Sunray inks. The smaller sentiments are form the Halftone happy stamp set, I heat embossed them using the Rose gold embossing powder.

Water coloured and Gilded

For my last card I really went to town, I coloured the veneer with the Limeade water color brush marker, once dry I added a distressed gilded effect using gilding flakes.

Look how cool this effect is

The background was made using the Layered Medallion A stencil and Pink Pearl, Sunkissed and Firefly inks. The smaller sentiments are from the Frosted Garden stamp set.

I have also tested out Alcohol markers, Acrylic paint and water colour paint on the veneers and all work beautifully.

Products used in today's post

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1 comment:

  1. Love love love those wood veneers! Your cards are so pretty!


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